Greenwood, USA

Greenwood is located in the Lower Piedmont region of the US state of South Carolina. The local council says it provides a “friendly, small-town setting along with the progressive and active environment of a larger city”. Peter travelled to Greenwood to meet Iraqi War veteran Jesse Odom, who fought alongside the first American soldier to die in the 2003 Iraq War. Peter spent several days with Jesse and his family, going fishing and finding common ground with the US Marine. He showed Jesse’s family and friends some of the messages for the US President that he had filmed around the world. “I really wanted to find out what ordinary American families – and people my age like Jesse and his brother and friends – felt about the expectations that people around the world have of America and the American President.”

SCREEN AUSTRALIA & SCREEN QUEENSLAND PRESENT A SOUL VISION FILMS PRODUCTION A FIREFLY PRODUCTIONS production IN ASSOCIATION WITH FRESH WATER PICTURES & SBS
Written & Directed by PETER HEGEDUS Produced by JANE JEFFES Executive Producer TRISH LAKE Co-writers MARK O’TOOLE, JANE JEFFES, TRISH LAKE, AXEL GRIGOR, ROBERT PERRIER Film Editor AXEL GRIGOR Original Music CAITLIN YEO
Co-Producers AGNES BODNAR for BIG TURTLE, ANDRAS MUHI for INFORG STUDIO Animation MIKOS FALVAY, KEDD ANIMATION STUDIOS, BUDAPEST Producers PETER HEGEDUS, JANE JEFFES, TRISH LAKE

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